Digital Communications Coordinator (Publicity Marketing Coordinator), UCP 4
University of Connecticut
June 5, 2018
Under the supervision of Director of Marketing Initiatives and Director of the Rudd Center, the Digital Communications Coordinator will manage the Rudd Center’s digital media and communications and assist in developing advocacy outreach materials to disseminate the Rudd Center’s mission and work to key audiences.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for website development and maintenance, marketing, publicity, and timely preparation and dissemination of Center communications materials (e.g., monthly newsletter).
Manage the Center’s social media presence on all platforms.
Provide layout and graphic design support in creating advocacy resources materials to facilitate the timely dissemination of study and report findings to grant funders, advocacy organizations, policy makers and key partners.
Create and maintain a collection of Center communications resource materials and program information for media and public outreach, and advocacy support.
Bachelor’s degree in Communications and 1-3 years’ relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience writing for web content, newsletters, and/or other public relations formats.
Experience in social media promotion on a variety of platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram).
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud applications, such as InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Illustrator.
Proficiency in marketing/communications tools, such as WordPress, Google Analytics, and email marketing automation software.
Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and content management systems (CMS).
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud applications, including InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Illustrator.
Knowledge of media monitoring services (e.g., Meltwater).
Experience in responsive web design and web hosting management.
Experience in creating infographics and photographic editing.
Knowledge of the fields of obesity, food policy, research and/or media.
This is a full-time (35 hrs/week) annually renewable position and offers a full range of heath/retirement benefits. The continuation of this position is based on available funding and performance. The work location is One Constitution Plaza, Suite 600, Hartford, CT.
To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter, a resume and contact information for three (3) professional references, online via UConn Jobs, Staff Positions (www.jobs.uconn.edu). Evaluation of applications will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018582)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on June 18, 2018.
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Internal Number: 2018582
About University of Connecticut
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